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Gregory R. Daddario focuses his practice on complex mergers and acquisitions transactions, corporate governance matters and matters related to the Investment Company Act of 1940. Gregory has experience with both public and private M&A transactions, including tender offers, leveraged buyouts, stock and asset sales, and minority investments. He has represented acquirers, targets, boards of directors, and special committees and advises clients in the renewable energy, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, insurance, media and entertainment, retail, and financial services industries.

Prior to joining the firm, Gregory was Vice President of Legal and Compliance for a New York-based asset management firm where he was responsible for the firm’s 1940 Act registered mutual funds.

Concentrations

  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Stock and asset sales
  • Minority investments

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented Brookfield Renewable in connection with the sale of multiple solar projects to Dominion Energy.
  • Represented DCC Propane LLC in connection with multiple acquisitions of retail and commercial propane distribution companies, including the acquisition of United Propane Gas which is DCC’s largest acquisition since entering the U.S. market.
  • Represented New Energy Capital Partners and PowerBridge in connection with the acquisition of the Volney-Marcy transmission line.
  • Represented a large energy and generation company in various mergers and acquisitions with transaction values in excess of $1 billion.
  • Represented Vista Equity Partners in the combination of Superion, TriTech, and the public sector and health care business of Aptean, creating one of the largest providers of software solutions serving governmental agencies across North America.
  • Represented Palm Beach Capital in connection with multiple add on acquisitions to its engineering and consulting platform and the sale of the business to BDT Capital Partners.
  • Represented Elliott Management Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Prosperity Life Insurance Group for $500 million.
  • Represented Apollo Global Management, Alta Fundamental Advisers and PacBridge Capital Partners in connection with its purchase of the assets of Premier Exhibitions, Inc. out of bankruptcy. Premier was the owner of the Titanic artifacts. Greenberg Traurig received the “Cross Border Special Situations M&A Deal of the Year” at the 2019 Global M&A Network’s 11th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards for its role in this deal.
  • Represented CommonView Capital in their strategic investment in Pain Specialists of America, LLC to provide practice management services to Pain Specialists of Austin and Central Texas Pain Center.
  • Represented Hines Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. in its sale of its West Coast Portfolio to an affiliate of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII for $1.16 billion.
  • Represented The Walt Disney Company in connection with its $4.3 billion acquisition of Marvel Entertainment, Inc.°
  • Represented Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. in connection with its unsolicited tender offer and proxy contest for Casey’s General Stores, Inc.°
  • Represented the special committee of independent directors of USI Holdings, Inc. in connection with its sale to Goldman Sachs Capital Partners for $1.4 billion.°
  • Represented AGL Resources Inc. in connection with its $3.1 billion acquisition of Nicor, Inc.°
  • Represented Omnicare, Inc. in connection with its unsolicited tender offer for PharMerica Corporation.°
  • Represented Public Service Enterprise Group in connection with its sale of two power plants to private equity funds.°
  • Represented The Talbots, Inc. in connection with the sale of its J. Jill business to Golden Gate Private Equity.°
  • Represented MedImmune, Inc. in connection with its sale to AstraZeneca for $15 billion.°
  • Represented Darwin Professional Underwriters, Inc. in connection with its sale to Allied World Assurance Company for $500 million.°
  • Represented the special committee of First Advantage Corporation in connection with its sale to its controlling stockholder, First American Financial.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Daddario prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Winning Team, Global M&A Network’s Turnaround Atlas Awards, “Cross Border Special Situation M&A Deal (Small-Mid Markets)” for the Chapter 11 reorganization and asset sale of Premier Exhibitions, 2019

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Boston College Law School
  • B.A., Economics and English, University of Michigan
Admissions
  • New York
  • Massachusetts